The President’s Council on Year 2000 Conversion has made classroom materials on the Y2K computer glitch available on its web site (

Through a partnership with the National Newspaper Association and the Newspaper Association of America, the council has developed a Y2K “tool kit” for students and teachers. The tool kit includes a 16-page supplement for students and a 24-page resource guide for teachers.

In addition to making the materials available on the council’s web site, the Newspapers in Education program will be sending the tool kits to about 5,000 local newspapers for reproduction and distribution.